(Carlsbad Climate Co-Op Station).
This past July saw 17 days in a row at the Carlsbad Climate Co-Op Station that reached or exceeded 100ºF. This ranks are the third highest occurrence (1900-2016) behind 1934 and 1980 which had 23 days in a row that were 100ºF or higher.
So far this summer the Carlsbad Climate Co-Op Station has recorded 32 days (10 days in June and 22 days in July) that have reached or exceeded 100ºF. 1934 saw 80 days that reached or exceeded 100ºF. 2011 had 62 days.
The average daily high temperature for the month of July at the Carlsbad Climate Co-Op Station was 102.3ºF. This is the warmest average daily high temperature ever recorded at this station for the month of July. The previous record was 101.4ºF in 1998. This also makes the average daily high temperature of 102.3ºF recorded in July of this year, the second all time highest daily average temperature for any month. Second only to the 102.7ºF recorded in June 1934 and 2011.
The highest temperature recorded so far this year was the 110ºF on July 14th and 15th. This is the second highest temperature ever recorded in the month of July at the Carlsbad Climate Co-Op Station. The highest July temperature recorded was 111ºF on July 28, 1995 and July 12, 1998. A high temperature of 110ºF has been recorded five other times in July at the Carlsbad Climate Co-Op Station. On July 18, 1921, July 2, 1928, July 3, 1989, July 10, 1998, and July 11, 1998. The all time highest temperature officially recorded at the Carlsbad Climate Co-Op Station is the reading of 114ºF on June 28, 1994.
The average temperature for July at the Carlsbad Climate Co-Op Station was 87.2ºF. This is the highest average temperature ever recorded for the month of July at this site. The previous record for July was 86.0ºF in 1998. This also beats the all time highest average temperature of 86.7ºF in August of 2011.
Carlsbad, New Mexico Climate Co-Op Rainfall.
The Carlsbad Climate Co-Op Station recorded .52" of rain for July 2016. The long term average for July (1900-2016) is 1.92". The wettest July on record occurred in 1902 when 10.50" of rain fell. The year-to-date (Jan 1st - Jul 31st) stands at 3.21" compared to a normal of 6.87".
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